KOMPAS.com – Today’s popular news from Global channel comes from various countries and various issues, but the most popular news is occupied from Thailand, about the Richest King Vajiralongkorn and also about the king’s former concubine, Sineenat whose sexual photos were leaked to the public.
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1. The richest king in the world, Maha Vajiralongkorn, is demanded to return assets to the country
The pro-democracy group again demanded that King Maha Vajiralongkorn relinquish power over the monarch’s wealth.
The management of assets worth US $ 40 billion (US) or around Rp. 565 trillion was transferred to the kingdom two years ago.
As Thai police crack down on anti-government insults, pro-democracy protesters in Bangkok once again demanded that Vajiralongkorn’s power over the government’s wealth management bureau be revoked.
The lawsuit violates a taboo in Thailand that prohibits criticism of the government.
2. Profile of Sineenat, Concubine of the King of Thailand whose Sexual Photos Leaked to the Public
The Thai public was shocked by the leaking of sexual photos of the concubine of the King of Thailand, Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi.
Reported Kompas.com Earlier, journalist Andrew MacGregor Marshall who specializes in Thai politics received an external memory containing 1,450 pictures of Sineenat in August.
The images come from three devices belonging to Sineenat. Most of her pictures turned out to be explicit selfies of her, which she likely had sent to the king.
Within the Kingdom of Thailand, Sineenat received the title of royal concubine in 2019, before being removed because she was considered too ambitious and jailed.
3. Kim Jong Un executes 2 people and applies lockdown in Pyongyang
North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un is reported to have executed 2 people and took other actions related to preventing the transmission of the corona outbreak.
In addition to executing 2 people, Kim also banned fishing activities and locked up his country’s capital, Pyongyang as part of the prevention of the corona virus, the South Korean Espionage Agency reported to lawmakers on Friday (27/11/2020).
According to MPs told reporters Associated Press (AP) after a brief National Intelligence Service (NIS) meeting, the Kim administration also ordered its diplomats abroad not to provoke the United States (US) for fear of a possible new approach from president-elect Joe Biden to North Korea.
4. Trump finally wants to leave the White House, but these are the conditions
President of the United States (US) Donald Trump on Thursday (11/26/2020) for the first time said he wanted to leave the White House.
However, Trump made a condition that he only wanted to leave the government building “Uncle Sam’s country” if Joe Biden was officially confirmed as the winner of the US presidential election.
Trump has made various attempts to challenge the results of the US election, from theories about rigged ballots and baseless lawsuits brought to court.